The 12 nominees up for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum next year were revealed on Wednedsday.
According to The New York Times, eclectic group of 12 acts in contention for the 2010 class are: ABBA, Darlene Love, Donna Summer, Genesis, Jimmy Cliff, KISS, Laura Nyro, LL Cool J, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Chantels, The Hollies, and The Stooges.
Some of the names on the ballot have been there before â€” including Donna Summer, Darlene Love, ABBA, The Chantels, and The Stooges.
Only five acts can make it in. The inductees will be announced in December. The 25th annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place March 15 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. To be eligible, an act must have released its first single or album at least 25 years prior to the year of nomination. This year’s nominees had to release their first single no later than 1984.